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Travels in the South

Hello friends and welcome to another edition of Travels in the South.  Today we are making a twist in a regular food posting.  Today mom wants to share something she found at our local market over the weekend – so you know it’s gotta be good, right?  Every now and then, mom likes to partake in the grapes and by that I mean the spirits… no not that kind of spirits – the alcohol spirits. Snorts with piggy laughter.  The downside is that if she opens a bottle of wine, it usually goes bad before she finishes it.  She doesn’t drink very often and we all know mom who likes to save money.

So this weekend, she found these little jewels in the wine aisle.  They are new to our area.  They are individual one serving little ‘glasses’ of wine.  The bottles are actually plastic.  You pop the plastic top, take off the safety covering and there you go – drink on up my friend.  If you can’t finish it, put the plastic top back on and put it back in the fridge.  Now aren’t those the cutest things you’ve ever seen?  They come in four flavors right now:  cabernet sauvignon, red sangria, chardonnay and moscato.  AND they cost about $3.00 a glass.

Mom had to buy one of every flavor for the new fridge.   You know just in case the desire hits her and she needs some vino.  What do you think?  Have you seen these in your area?

 
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Posted by on 02/01/2017 in Travels Around the World

 

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Travels in the South

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Hello friends – welcome to another edition of Travels in the South.  This week mom/dad went back for what they know.  They went to a local steakhouse that offers an appetizer called “Wild, Wild Shrimp”.  Better yet, mom had a coupon for this appetizer so that makes it even better, right?

These shrimp are lightly battered and friend.  They are served with different kinds of spicy peppers with a blue cheese dip dressing.  If you are like daddy, you pick the shrimp out and leave the peppers – snorts with piggy laughter.  But if you are mom, you jump feet first in and eat your way out.  Of course, this always goes well accompanied by a glass of Chardonnay, which mom had.

 
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Posted by on 11/02/2016 in Travels Around the World

 

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